INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION MUSICA ANTIQUA 2019 WINNERS
Aurelia Visovan (Romania) won the International Competition Musica Antiqua 2019, focusing on fortepiano instruments. The second prize was awarded to the Russian Dmitry Ablogin. The jury gave Emil Duncumb the third prize. Ekaterina Polyakova and Tzu-Yu Yang received an honorable mention. Besides a money prize, the winner of the International Competition Musica Antiqua also gets the opportunity to play recitals at the next MAfestival Brugge, Bozar, Monteverdi Festival Cremona, Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci. Since 2013 an independent Outhere Music jury awards one of the finalist with a professional recording. Aurelia Visovan won this prize as well.
The International Competitions Musica Antiqua belong to the most important and renowned early music competitions. The competition is open to young, highly qualified performers from all over the world, who specialize in the historically informed performance practice. Next year the competition will focus on melody instruments and will take place from July 31st to August 9th. Performers can register to participate in January 2020.